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Wednesday, April 9 2014

Men in Pants @ De Morgan Centre / until 26th April 2014

Men in Pants at De Morgan CentreTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Tue-Fri 12:00-16:00
Sat 11:00-17:00

@ De Morgan Centre, 38 West Hill, Wandsworth, London SW18 1RX

Tickets: £4 (admission to Men in Pants is included in the admission charge to the centre)

www.demorgan.org.uk

This exhibition of Evelyn De Morgan’s highly celebrated drawings and sketches explores her time at the Slade School of Fine Art and sheds new light on the experiences of female Victorian artists.

Evelyn De Morgan began her artistic career at the Slade School of Fine Art, where she was able to develop her interest in drawing the human body, winning prizes for her life drawing.

The Slade was the first school in Britain to offer female students the opportunity to attend classes in life drawing alongside the traditional practice of drawing from classical sculptures. While the male life models were partially covered to make the classes acceptable to female students, this remained a bold innovation in art training, attracting much criticism.

Tuesday, April 8 2014

Apples & Pears x Baba Gs @ Apples & Pears / from Thursday 10th April 2014

Baba Gs logo Apples and Pears logoTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Tue-Thu 17:00-midnight
Fri-Sat 17:00-01:00
Sun 17:00-midnight

@ Apples & Pears, 26 Osborn Street, London E1 6TD (the Aldgate East end of Brick Lane)

www.applesandpearsbar.com
www.bhangraburger.com

Baba G’s is starting a residency at Apples & Pears on Brick Lane. Their popular spicy burgers, with a custom made apple and pear chutney, will be available Thursday to Saturday evenings. Their delicious range will include fish and vegetable options and bespoke apples and pears cocktails.

Win two meals and cocktails by choosing a brilliant name for their new cocktail created especially for the event. It contains Pink Pigeon Rum, yogurt, passion fruit, homemade garam masala syrup, cardamom bitters, orange bitters and salt. To win enter your idea at the bar or through Twitter www.twitter.com/applespearsbar including the hashtag #eattweetbogof

Monday, April 7 2014

World’s Biggest Ping Pong Date @ Bounce / Easter Sunday 20th April 2014

World's Biggest Ping Pong Date at Bounce TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 19:30-02:00

@ Bounce, 121 Holborn, London EC1N 2TD

Tickets: from £10 including a DoingSomething subscription and ping pong all night

www.doingsomething.co.uk
www.bouncepingpong.com

On Easter Sunday London’s fun-loving dating site DoingSomething.co.uk will attempt to break The Guinness World Record for the Biggest Ping-Pong Date at London’s stylish underground ping-pong social club, Bounce.

300 single guys and 300 single gals will descend on London’s premiere ping-pong parlour, Bounce, for a smashing night of wiff waff, cocktails and ice breaking round table tournaments hosted by the venue’s ‘Game Makers’.

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Saturday, April 5 2014

Pen & Ink pop-up illustration gallery @ One By One store / Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th April 2014 (extended to Sunday 13th)

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 11:00-19:00

@ One By One store, 70 Berwick Street, Soho, London W1F 8TA

Free entry

www.somewhereto.com

Project Platform in association with somewhereto_ are putting on Pen & Ink a pop-up gallery exhibiting a collection of the UK’s most exciting up-and-coming contemporary illustrators.

Pen & Ink is a creative programme lead by Laura Frood and Misha Meghna who are helping young people curate their own events in interesting spaces.

Featuring:
Forrest Hu
Ashton Springer
Mitika Suri
Sam Hugh
Matt Fern
Flo Main
Jordan Pryke
Stephanie Kane
Performance by DOPExBROKE

Friday, April 4 2014

The London Coffee Festival @ Old Truman Brewery / until Sunday 6th April 2014

London Coffee Festival

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Fri 17:00-22:00
Sat 10:00-19:00
Sun 10:00-19:00

@ The London Coffee Festival, Old Truman Brewery, 15 Hanbury Street, London E1 6QR

Tickets: from £12.75 book online

www.londoncoffeefestival.com

Celebrate coffee at London’s biggest dedicated festival featuring hundreds of artisan coffee and food stalls, talk to experts, free tastings, demos, street food, coffee based cocktails, music, DJs, exhibitions and more!

Thursday, April 3 2014

Film Is Art: Secret Movie Screening @ secret location (near Hoxton) / until Sunday 6th April 2014

Film Is Art - Secret Movie Screening at secret location near Hoxton Kill BillTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 18:30-01:00

@ Secret location near Hoxton

Tickets: from £15 book online

www.twentysomethinglondon.com
www.wepressplay.co.uk

For the upcoming month, our friends at Twenty Something London recommend this evening of film-meets-food-meets-art-meets-party. Held at a secret location, the clan at Press Play have teamed up with The Outside Collective (3D and graffiti artists) to create an innovative and interactive affair. It combines live art with intimate screenings of cult films, all followed by an after party – they’re kicking off with the cult classic Kill Bill Vol. 1.

For just £15 early-bird or £20 second release, you’ll be treated to the film (in an environment built up like one of the detailed film sets), some live art (which you can get involved in), a free drink, and finished off with an after party with special guest DJs, dancing and a bit more drinking. What’s not to like!

Wednesday, April 2 2014

Haim Steinbach: Once Again The World Is Flat @ Serpentine Gallery / until 21st April 2014

Haim Steinbach - Once Again The World Is Flat at Serpentine GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00

@ Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, London W2 3XA

Free entry

www.serpentinegalleries.org

The show includes key works from his forty year career, during which he has re-defined the status of the object in art. On display are major new works, reconfigured historical installations and a number of grid-based paintings from the early 1970s.

Up until the mid-1970s, Steinbach explored minimalism’s limitations through painting calculated placements of coloured bars around monochrome squares. He then abandoned painting to create work using the material linoleum, made to resemble a diverse range of historical floor designs. By the late 1970s, Steinbach had begun to investigate spatial questions, honing in on the daily rituals of collecting and arranging objects.

Steinbach’s interest in the fundamental human practice of collecting is explored through his placing of objects from a variety of contexts on shelving units, which range from handmade constructions to modular building systems. For this exhibition Steinbach has also invited the public to participate by presenting their salt and pepper shakers in the exhibition, forming a new work for the exhibition. Each with their own history and story, the salt and pepper shakers carry meaning from a former context and, through their display, the connection between the private and the public sphere is made.

Tuesday, April 1 2014

Maria Nepomuceno: Trans @ Victoria Miro / until 17th April 2014

Maria Nepomuceno - Trans at Victoria MiroTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Tue–Sat 10:00-18:00

@ Victoria Miro, 16 Wharf Road, London N1 7RW

Free entry

www.victoria-miro.com

For this exhibition, the Rio de Janeiro-based Nepomuceno expands her characteristically dynamic approach to form, using traditional methods of rope weaving and straw braiding as well as techniques of her own design.

The works in TRANS extend the artist’s interest in biomorphic and organic development, and emphasise the interconnectedness of the individual object and its environment.

Monday, March 31 2014

Collider @ Science Museum / until 5th May 2014

Collider at Science MuseumTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 10:00-18:00

@ Science Museum, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2DD

Tickets: £10 book online

www.sciencemuseum.org.uk

A journey inside the largest scientific experiment ever constructed. Buried deep under the border between Switzerland and France, CERN’s Large Hadron Collider is the work of 10,000 men and women from across the globe, united in their quest to uncover the fundamental building blocks of our universe.

This immersive exhibition blends theatre, video and sound art with real artefacts from CERN, recreating a visit to the famous particle physics laboratory. We’ll take you behind the scenes to witness the uncovering of the Higgs boson, explore the 27-km collider and its cathedral-sized detector caverns, and discover how studying the subatomic world can point the way to a fuller understanding of our universe.

See history being made. Meet engineers who build the impossible. Walk the tunnels of CERN. Stand in the heart of a collision. Witness a moment of discovery. Step inside the world’s greatest experiment.

Sunday, March 30 2014

Balkan Roast presents Barbarella’s Bang Bang @ Hackney Downs Studios / Sunday 30th March 2014

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 18:00-23:00

@ Hackney Downs Studios, Amhurst Terrace, London E8 2BT

Entry: £3

Roast with a Balkan twist, Rakija shots and Balkan beats blend together with live music and dancing at the Russet. DJ Ramses coming all the way from Amsterdam to awaken your inner dancer and Barbarella’s Bang Bang will take you on a ride to bohemian dancehalls with their mad energy! Adding to this exotic vibe, a blend of traditional dancing with modern hip hop moves from our dancer Hilde, coming all the way from Brighton to mesmerise you.

Featuring:
Barbarella’s Bang Bang (live five piece)
DJ Ramses Hoppa
Hilde Cannoodt (dancer)